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Project Conservator (w/o Benefits)

POSITION TITLE: Project Conservator
 
SUPERVISES: No one
 
SPECIFICATIONS: Degree from an accredited conservation program or its equivalent and 3 years conservation experience are required as well as a broad and solid foundation in both objects conservation and collection survey methods.
 
JOB PURPOSE: This position will participate  in a comprehensive collections survey to be undertaken  by the Museum over a two year period as part of its strategic plan and will collaborate with the museum's collections staff in conducting a high volume collections survey of the museum's  holdings. The conservator  will be required to accurately and succinctly identify object  condition concerns across specialties including - objects,  textiles, paintings,  and  paper  conservation.
 
DUTIES, WORK PERFORMED:

Assess and document physical condition, recommend future treatment, propose improvements to storage, and evaluate risk factors for the Museum's permanent collections:

 
THE SAINT LOUIS ART MUSEUM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER